Correlated photon-pair generation in an ultra-compact silicon photonic crystal waveguide

Christelle Monat*, Alex Clark, Chunle Xiong, Christian Grillet, Graham Marshall, Michael J. Steel, Juntao Li, Liam O'Faolain, Thomas F. Krauss, Benjamin J. Eggleton

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    Abstract

    We generate correlated photon pairs in the telecom band from an 80 m long dispersion-engineered silicon photonic crystal waveguide. The spontaneous four-wave mixing process producing the photon pairs is enhanced by slow light propagation.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationCLEO:2011 - Laser Applications to Photonic Applications
    Place of PublicationNew York
    PublisherOSA Publishing
    Pages1-2
    Number of pages2
    ISBN (Electronic)9781557529114, 9781557529107
    ISBN (Print)9781457712234
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2011
    EventCLEO: Laser Applications to Photonic Applications - 2011 - Baltimore, MD, United States
    Duration: 1 May 20116 May 2011

    Other

    OtherCLEO: Laser Applications to Photonic Applications - 2011
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    CityBaltimore, MD
    Period1/05/116/05/11

    Bibliographical note

    This paper was published in 2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics : Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011 and is made available as an electronic reprint with the permission of OSA. The paper can be found at the following URL on the OSA website: http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=CLEO: A and T-2011-PDPC4. Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.

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